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Lord Mayor of London pulls out all the stops for fundraising concert

Lord Mayor of London pulls out all the stops for fundraising concert

The Lord Mayor of has attended a fundraising concert in aid of the Lord Mayor’s Appeal, and he was the guest soloist at the organ.

The Rt Hon The Lord Mayor, Alderman Dr Andrew Parmley, performed at St Paul’s Cathedral last night with the London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Fabio Luisi and the St Paul’s Cathedral Choir.

Dr Parmley was the organ soloist in Saint-Saëns’ Organ Symphony.

Tickets for the fundraising concert ranged from £20 to £100, with Gala Dinner tickets available for £500 per person, or £4,500 per table of 10.


This year’s Lord Mayor’s Appeal has chosen musical charities as its beneficiaries – LSO Discovery programme, St Paul’s Outreach and in Hospitals.

Alderman Parmley was educated at the Royal Academy of Music, and has been Honorary Organist of St James Garlickhythe in Vintry Ward for over 30 years. He is also patron of several choirs.



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Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world's first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp.

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